The Children's Commission scholarship awards for this one-day CLE will cover the cost of registration to attend the live Child Abuse and Neglect Track in San Antonio on August 9, 2017, or either of the subsequent video replays in Houston on September 22, 2017; in Dallas on September 29, 2017; or in South Padre on October 13, 2017.

This scholarship opportunity is limited to those qualifying attorneys who are only attending the one-day Child Abuse and Neglect training and not the full 2017 Advanced Family Law Course which includes the Child Abuse and Neglect training. Applicants should note that the Children’s Commission is not able to reimburse attorneys who pay the State Bar of Texas directly.

Please note that this scholarship application will close at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 15, 2017. 

* 1. Please provide the following:

* 2. Please provide the best phone number to contact you during business hours.

* 3. Please provide your preferred email address.

* 4. Please provide your title.

* 5. In what county is your practice primarily located? If you work for DFPS, please provide the region and the county of your main office location.

* 6. Please provide your business address:

* 7. Please provide your State Bar Membership Number and the year you were licensed to practice in Texas.

* 8. What percentage of your practice is comprised of CPS cases?

* 10. Please list the name of the judge before whom you primarily appear.

* 11. Please provide the email and phone number of the judge before whom you primarily appear.

* 12. Please indicate which workshop you would like to attend.

* 13. Have you received a scholarship from the Children's Commission to attend this event in the past?

* 14. These are topics on the agenda of the 2017 Workshop. How would you rate your knowledge of the following issues related to CPS cases?

  Need Improvement Fair Strong Very Strong
Trauma-Informed Advocacy: A Lawyer's Ethical Duty Involving a Child's Constitutional Right
Appellate Case Law: Important New Developments 
Drafting Powerful Opening and Closing for Trial 
Strategies for Success in Chapter 262 and Return and Monitor Proceedings  

* 15. Please state why you would like to be chosen to receive a registration scholarship for the Child Abuse and Neglect Track at the Advanced Family Law Course.

* 16. How will this CLE improve your practice?

* 17. If I receive a registration scholarship from the Children's Commission to attend the Child Abuse and Neglect Workshop at the Advanced Family Law Course, I understand that I am responsible for the following:

  Yes No
attending the live conference or video replay as indicated above
completing an evaluation after attending the workshop
certifying that all of theinformation provided in this application is accurate
abiding by all conditions listed for receipt of the scholarship

* 18. I understand that failure to attend the conference after acknowledging receipt of the scholarship or failure to complete the post-training evaluation may result in me not being awarded a future scholarship from the Children's Commission.

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